What else can you do for your joints? Painkillers can be used in the short term. They suppress the pain and inhibit inflammation. Unfortunately, they do not help support the joint and have side effects when taken long-term.
For this reason, many osteoarthritis book authors recommend that the right diet and regular, low-impact exercise are key to living with joint pain.
It is also important to keep your weight under control. Excess weight places unnecessary stress on both metabolism and joints. You can read more about the impact of body weight on osteoarthritis here.
We have also attempted to summarize the study on the influence of dietary and food components, such as dietary supplements, in particular